The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 840 830 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.78% 22.13% 24.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.85% 64.14% 60.92%
Number of salaries quoted 738 741 881
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1504 1294 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.20% 34.50% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1144 1412
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +2 36 £37,500 - 8
Stockport -6 31 £35,000 +2.94% 10
Rochdale +3 25 £48,000 +26.31%
Wigan 0 23 £30,000 -16.66% 7
Altrincham -4 21 £46,000 +58.62% 4
Bury -7 17 £27,000 -32.50% 5
Salford +8 12 £36,250 +54.25% 3
Cheadle -6 10 £21,500 -24.56%
Oldham -1 2 £45,000 +33.25%
Sale +1 1 £42,500 +11.84%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 1056 (60.65%) .NET
2 1009 (57.96%) C#
3 829 (47.62%) SQL
4 761 (43.71%) ASP.NET
5 614 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
6 512 (29.41%) MVC
7 466 (26.77%) JavaScript
8 462 (26.54%) Microsoft
9 448 (25.73%) HTML
10 404 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 375 (21.54%) CSS
12 363 (20.85%) Windows
13 360 (20.68%) WCF
14 335 (19.24%) TDD
15 329 (18.90%) Finance
16 309 (17.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 306 (17.58%) T-SQL
18 299 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 296 (17.00%) .NET Framework
20 292 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 292 (16.77%) MS Excel
21 289 (16.60%) Web Services
22 279 (16.03%) XML
23 277 (15.91%) VB.NET
24 264 (15.16%) jQuery
25 255 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
26 250 (14.36%) Degree
27 229 (13.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 223 (12.81%) Scrum
29 209 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 156 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 130 (7.47%) IIS
3 71 (4.08%) CMS
4 56 (3.22%) MS Exchange
5 48 (2.76%) Node.js
6 40 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 28 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 16 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.80%) Apache
16 10 (0.57%) SAS
16 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.57%) WordPress
17 9 (0.52%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 292 (16.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.64%) MS Office
3 33 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 29 (1.67%) PowerPivot
5 12 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.57%) SPSS
8 6 (0.34%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.29%) MS Project
10 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.75%) Magento
4 11 (0.63%) Visualfiles
5 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.057%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (1.21%) SaaS
4 14 (0.80%) Office 365
5 7 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.34%) PaaS
6 6 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.29%) IaaS
8 1 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.96%) Internet
2 48 (2.76%) SAN
3 46 (2.64%) Firewall
4 31 (1.78%) HTTP
5 28 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 26 (1.49%) DNS
7 25 (1.44%) NAS
8 15 (0.86%) Intranet
8 15 (0.86%) WAN
8 15 (0.86%) SMTP
9 12 (0.69%) LAN
9 12 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.52%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.34%) IPsec
11 6 (0.34%) SNMP
11 6 (0.34%) DHCP
11 6 (0.34%) Extranet
12 5 (0.29%) VPN
13 3 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 309 (17.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 299 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 209 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 174 (9.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 144 (8.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 124 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
8 91 (5.23%) Relational Database
9 83 (4.77%) MySQL
10 44 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 39 (2.24%) Oracle Database
12 36 (2.07%) DB2
13 35 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
14 26 (1.49%) MongoDB
15 21 (1.21%) Big Data
15 21 (1.21%) OLTP
15 21 (1.21%) DTS
16 20 (1.15%) MS Access
17 19 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
17 19 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 107 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 105 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 80 (4.60%) NUnit
4 45 (2.58%) Subversion
5 40 (2.30%) Moq
6 36 (2.07%) Selenium
7 33 (1.90%) Git (software)
8 21 (1.21%) SpecFlow
8 21 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 21 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 14 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
9 14 (0.80%) JMeter
10 13 (0.75%) ClearCase
11 12 (0.69%) MSTest
12 11 (0.63%) JUnit
12 11 (0.63%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.52%) JIRA
14 8 (0.46%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (0.40%) Selenium IDE
General
1 329 (18.90%) Finance
2 98 (5.63%) Marketing
3 55 (3.16%) Retail
4 49 (2.81%) Games
5 48 (2.76%) Banking
6 34 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.84%) Legal
8 20 (1.15%) Advertising
9 17 (0.98%) Law
10 15 (0.86%) Billing
11 14 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.46%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.40%) Automotive
14 5 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.29%) Electronics
15 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.11%) Front Office
15 2 (0.11%) Back Office
15 2 (0.11%) Military
16 1 (0.057%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1089 (62.55%) Developer
2 446 (25.62%) .NET Developer
3 367 (21.08%) C# Developer
4 260 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 249 (14.30%) Analyst
6 238 (13.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 172 (9.88%) Software Developer
8 154 (8.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 124 (7.12%) ASP.NET Developer
10 103 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
11 100 (5.74%) Web Developer
12 76 (4.37%) C# Software Developer
13 72 (4.14%) Team Leader
14 71 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 69 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
16 66 (3.79%) Junior
17 60 (3.45%) Architect
18 58 (3.33%) Consultant
18 58 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
19 57 (3.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1056 (60.65%) .NET
2 761 (43.71%) ASP.NET
3 448 (25.73%) HTML
4 375 (21.54%) CSS
5 360 (20.68%) WCF
6 296 (17.00%) .NET Framework
7 292 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 289 (16.60%) Web Services
9 279 (16.03%) XML
10 264 (15.16%) jQuery
11 229 (13.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 186 (10.68%) LINQ
13 127 (7.29%) Ajax
14 123 (7.06%) HTML5
15 110 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 107 (6.15%) WPF
17 106 (6.09%) XSLT
18 84 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 82 (4.71%) WinForms
20 79 (4.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 61 (3.50%) N-Tier
4 47 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 46 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 44 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (2.30%) Physics
8 37 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 35 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 34 (1.95%) iPhone
10 34 (1.95%) Social Media
11 33 (1.90%) User Experience
12 20 (1.15%) Replication
13 19 (1.09%) NHS
14 16 (0.92%) Clustering
14 16 (0.92%) Data Extraction
15 15 (0.86%) Streaming Music
16 11 (0.63%) Informatics
17 10 (0.57%) Online Banking
17 10 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 363 (20.85%) Windows
2 79 (4.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 75 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (3.79%) Linux
5 39 (2.24%) Android
6 38 (2.18%) UNIX
7 27 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.63%) Solaris
10 11 (0.63%) AIX
11 10 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.46%) HPUX
13 6 (0.34%) OS/400
13 6 (0.34%) zOS
13 6 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.34%) SUSE
14 4 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (29.41%) MVC
3 335 (19.24%) TDD
4 255 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
5 223 (12.81%) Scrum
6 202 (11.60%) OO
7 168 (9.65%) Web Development
8 153 (8.79%) Project Management
9 136 (7.81%) E-Commerce
10 120 (6.89%) Mentoring
11 119 (6.84%) Software Engineering
12 100 (5.74%) Unit Testing
13 93 (5.34%) Web Application Development
14 90 (5.17%) SOA
15 89 (5.11%) ITIL
16 87 (5.00%) OOD
17 82 (4.71%) CRM
18 81 (4.65%) Coaching
19 76 (4.37%) Business Analysis
20 73 (4.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1009 (57.96%) C#
2 829 (47.62%) SQL
3 466 (26.77%) JavaScript
4 306 (17.58%) T-SQL
5 277 (15.91%) VB.NET
6 101 (5.80%) Java
7 65 (3.73%) VBA
8 61 (3.50%) PHP
9 59 (3.39%) VB
10 28 (1.61%) C
11 27 (1.55%) C++
12 26 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 21 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.09%) VBScript
15 15 (0.86%) XQuery
16 14 (0.80%) Ruby
16 14 (0.80%) Delphi
17 11 (0.63%) TypeScript
18 9 (0.52%) VB6
19 7 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 250 (14.36%) Degree
2 63 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (1.84%) MCP
4 28 (1.61%) MCTS
5 22 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.15%) MCSD
7 17 (0.98%) MCAD
7 17 (0.98%) CCNA
7 17 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (0.80%) MCSE
8 14 (0.80%) MCITP
9 13 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.69%) ISEB
10 12 (0.69%) Security Cleared
11 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 9 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.52%) VCAP
13 8 (0.46%) NCDA
14 5 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.38%) QA
2 17 (0.98%) SLA
3 16 (0.92%) WAI
4 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.17%) BS7799
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.44%) vSphere
5 8 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.34%) vCloud
7 6 (0.34%) KVM
7 6 (0.34%) XenApp
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.17%) LiteSpeed
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) XenServer
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.057%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.057%) SpamAssassin
11 1 (0.057%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (0.75%) SCCM
1 13 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.63%) SCOM
3 9 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.46%) OpenView
5 6 (0.34%) Puppet
5 6 (0.34%) OpenNMS
5 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
7 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.057%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.057%) Control-M
Vendors
1 462 (26.54%) Microsoft
2 165 (9.48%) Oracle
3 80 (4.60%) VMware
4 54 (3.10%) Google
5 34 (1.95%) Sybase
6 33 (1.90%) HP
7 29 (1.67%) Citrix
8 26 (1.49%) SAP
8 26 (1.49%) IBM
9 25 (1.44%) Cisco
10 23 (1.32%) NetApp
10 23 (1.32%) Sitecore
11 22 (1.26%) Business Objects
12 14 (0.80%) Cognos
12 14 (0.80%) Adobe
12 14 (0.80%) SYSPRO
13 10 (0.57%) LexisNexis
13 10 (0.57%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.57%) Teradata
14 9 (0.52%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday